Pizzi settlement is done, Miami Lakes town attorney tells council

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, June 13, 2024

Miami Lakes will pay former Mayor Michael Pizzi $1.625 million for legal fees for his defense in a federal criminal case, a decision that ends a decade of courtroom battles and payments to lawyers. After a jury found in 2014 that Pizzi was not...
  Hunger is still a problem but on Sunday, February 23, the Miami Lakes Congregational Church and other local churches invite the community to join them in the walk against hunger known as the Crop Walk. The event will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Miami Lakes Congregational Church located at 6701 Miami Lakeway South for the 18th Annual Crop Walk. On this day local churches gather to celebrate the vision and bountiful world that God created...
The Main Street Merchants present the 6th annual Taste of Miami Lakes Festival, scheduled for Saturday, February 22, along Main Street. The annual outdoor family festival will kick off at 11 a.m. The event will feature a kids zone with face painting, a bounce house, snacks, center stage with all day entertainment, giveaways and raffles, and 60-70 vendors featuring great food and arts and crafts. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated...

MLEC hosts State School Board Meeting

Education By Karina Padron and Alejandro Mendoza, Special to The Laker Friday, February 14, 2014

  On January 21, the atmosphere buzzed as local and state educators poured into Miami Lakes Educational Center's auditorium.  The Florida Board of Education convened to discuss the renaming and revamping of the Common Core, hosted by board members Gary Chartrand, John R. Padget, Ada G. Armas and the newest board member, Rebecca Fishman Lipsey. Also sitting in on the board was Pam Stewart, the Florida Commissioner of Education. On...
  The Florida State Board of Education honored Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho as “Superintendent of the Year” during a meeting at Miami Lakes Educational Center on January 21. Carvalho was recognized for remarkable gains in student achievement. Miami-Dade placed among the highest-achieving school districts nationally in 4th and 8th grade reading and mathematics on the National Assessment for...
Miami Lakes Neighborhood Improvement Committee, under the chairmanship of Joshua Dieguez, will be launching a new Town Cleanup Program. The first event will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 15. Volunteers are being asked to meet at the parking lot of Barbara Goleman Senior High School, 14100 N.W. 89 Avenue. For more information, contact Gina Inguanzo at 305-364-6100, ext. 1138, or by email at inguanzog@miamilakes-fl.gov.
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